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Synonyms for tail

follow

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on someone's tail

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  • close behind someone
  • hard on someone's heels
  • following someone closely
  • tailing someone

turn tail

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Synonyms for tail

the hindmost part of something

something that follows or is drawn along behind

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

tail away: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

Synonyms for tail

the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

the time of the last part of something

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any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

the rear part of a ship

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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References in periodicals archive ?
A reaction torque transducer is attached to a movable tail stock mounted on a linear slide.
For Dayton Forging & Heat Treating, it's a matter of making sure it has the right torque on the tail stock to load up the face driver and not overload it.
The VARIOTURN benefits from an infinitely adjustable tail stock saddle which is locked securely in place by a pneumatic locking system.
More convincing than ever the TWIN 42 with its totally new top-of-the line technology Traverse stroke of the counter spindle -- tail stock combination as NC axis with 787 ipm rapid traverse can be placed in any desired position and facilitates eccentric turning operations.
Both the center stock and tail stock are movable; so a very long part could be made by backing off the tail stock and using the center stock as the tail stock.
A recent rope mark was visible around the tail stock.
PHOTO : motor, linear scale digital readout for cross slide movement, air-operated tail stock,